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reuters.com - Reuters Editorial - UK watchdog studies 'range anxiety' in electric vehicle charging
UK watchdog studies 'range anxiety' in electric vehicle charging
Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's competition regulator said on Wednesday it would study whether the fast-growing electric vehicle charging sector worked well in helping drivers deal with 'range anxiety', or the worry about not being able to find a…

reuters.com - Reuters Editorial - Hyundai Motor to launch dedicated EV platform in major push into electric cars
Hyundai Motor to launch dedicated EV platform in major push into electric cars
Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group said on Wednesday it will introduce an electric vehicle-only platform early next year that will use its own battery technology to cut production time and costs. The plan underscores efforts by the…

afr.com - Paul Burke, Frank Jotzo - In the slow lane for electric cars
In the slow lane for electric cars
Australian Financial Review

Electric vehicles including plug-in hybrids made up only 1 per cent of new vehicle sales in Australia last year, compared to 56 per cent in Norway, 5 per cent in China and 2 per cent in the US. Australia could be doing much better. Electric…

telegraph.co.uk - Hannah Boland - Competition watchdog to investigate electric vehicle charging 'range anxiety
Competition watchdog to investigate electric vehicle charging 'range anxiety
The Telegraph

The competition watchdog has kicked off a probe into the market for electric vehicle charging points amid concerns that “range anxiety” over electric cars will hold back the Britain's climate ambitions. Enjoy unlimited access to all…

smh.com.au - The Herald's View - Policy settings key to accelerating shift towards electric vehicles
Policy settings key to accelerating shift towards electric vehicles
The Sydney Morning Herald

In the past 20 years, changes in the design of diesel and petrol-driven cars have made them increasingly fuel efficient, cutting revenue from fuel excise by 30 per cent. With the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics now…

bloomberg.com - Here's How Electric Cars Will Cause the Next Oil Crisis
Here's How Electric Cars Will Cause the Next Oil Crisis
Bloomberg

A shift is under way that will lead to widespread adoption of EVs in the next decade. Your browser does not support the video tag. Watch the video With all good technologies, there comes a time when buying the alternative no longer makes sense.

ft.com - Song Jung-a in Seoul - Hyundai to develop own electric car platform and battery charging systems
Hyundai to develop own electric car platform and battery charging systems
Financial Times

Hyundai Motor plans to introduce its own electric car platform and battery charging systems, as the South Korean group seeks to gain a stronger toehold in vehicles powered by clean energies. The plan, announced on Wednesday, comes after Hyundai…

arstechnica.com - Jonathan M. Gitlin - Everything we know about Hyundai and Kia's new electric vehicle platform
Everything we know about Hyundai and Kia's new electric vehicle platform
Ars Technica

It would be inaccurate to describe the Korean auto industry as firing on all cylinders, if only because it's also really good at making electric vehicles, and those don't have cylinders that fire. The electric versions of the Hyundai Kona, Kia…

techcrunch.com - Kirsten Korosec - Lucid Motors completes $700M factory to produce its first electric vehicles
Lucid Motors completes $700M factory to produce its first electric vehicles
TechCrunch

Electric automaker Lucid Motors has completed the initial phase of its $700 million factory, a milestone required to begin production of its first luxury all-electric Air sedan this spring. The factory, which is located about halfway between Tucson…

slashgear.com - Alvin Reyes - Hyundai officially unveils E-GMP platform for its future electric cars
Hyundai officially unveils E-GMP platform for its future electric cars
SlashGear

We've heard about Hyundai's dedicated E-GMP electric vehicle platform since the 45 Concept's debut at Frankfurt last year. And now, the South Korean automaker has officially unveiled its Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) via an online event.

autoblog.com - Ronan Glon - Volkswagen ends over five decades of racing to focus on electric cars
Volkswagen ends over five decades of racing to focus on electric cars
Autoblog

Volkswagen quietly announced it's sending its racing division to the automotive dust bin in order to allocate more time, money, and personnel to the development of electric cars. Its decision affects several programs, including the ID.R and…

greencarreports.com - Bengt Halvorson - Electric car platform for Hyundai, Kia, Genesis: Bi-directional charging, robotaxi ready
Electric car platform for Hyundai, Kia, Genesis: Bi-directional charging, robotaxi ready
Green Car Reports

Hyundai on Tuesday revealed more about the platform, called E-GMP, that will underpin next-generation electric vehicles sold across Hyundai Motor Group brands—including Hyundai, Kia, and Genesis. A high-performance model based on E-GMP will…

autoblog.com - Joe Lorio - New electric cars have problems in latest Consumer Reports survey
New electric cars have problems in latest Consumer Reports survey
Autoblog

The latest auto survey from Consumer Reports shows several newer electric cars to be beset with problems, contradicting the conventional wisdom that EVs with their simpler powertrains should have fewer issues than gasoline- or diesel-powered cars.

autocar.co.uk - James Disdale - What are the different types of electric car plugs?
What are the different types of electric car plugs?
Autocar

For many potential EV buyers one of the most confusing aspects of ownership are the multiple charging connectors. Unlike traditional internal combustion engined cars that all use similar filler nozzles to receive their fill of fuel, with electric…

autocar.co.uk - James Attwood - Car industry must commit fully to electric vehicles, says Volvo boss
Car industry must commit fully to electric vehicles, says Volvo boss
Autocar

Volvo boss Håkan Samuelsson has called on the car industry to commit fully to switching to electric vehicles, believing that will speed up both customer demand and infrastructure development. The Swedish firm has pledged to offer only plug-in…

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